Holding institution title: Book of Hours
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
Language(s): Latin, French
Country of production: France
City or region of production: Paris
Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Two women in walled garden, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Annunciation, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Last Judgment, King David Praying, Nathan addressing King David, Crucifixion, Christ before Pilate, Pentecost, Baptism of Christ, Administering Last Rites, Office of the Dead, Trinity, Archangel Michael, Man beheading St. John the Baptist and Salome with a plate, St. John the Evangelist boiled in a cauldron of oil, St. James, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Catherine, Noli me tangere, St. Genevieve, St. Barbara
Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Suffrages
Personalization: An added, eighteenth-century biographical sketch of Arthur Chichester, Marquess of Donegall (1739-1799) appears on the book’s last leaf.
Binding original?: No
Binding description: English 19th-century white vellum; lettered: Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis; in gray-brown slip case.
Folio height (in centimeters): 15
Folio width (in centimeters): 10